Welcome to 2018! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed bringing in the New Year.
This time of year we all tend to find ourselves over indulging on those wonderful holiday feasts and we often feel the need to be extra kind and generous towards the family pet – tis’ the holiday season after all. A little here and a little there on special occasions then turns into an all year round occurrences. Who can resist those sad eyes? One thing leads to another and then suddenly you look at your beloved furry friend and find they no longer have that amazing “summer bod”.
Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder seen in cats and dogs. In Australia, it's estimated that over 40% of Australia’s pets are overweight.
Have you been told your pet is overweight? Does your pet keep eating so long as there is food in the bowl? Is there little or no ‘waist'? Do you give your pet table scraps or left over’s?
If you are concerned about your pet’s weight please talk to some of our friendly staff at Torenbeek Vet Clinic any time over the phone or via an appointment. ...